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A weekly digest of the big stories around the Jewish world, through a Jewish Journalist lens.

    36. 1 on 1 with JTA's Ron Kampeas

    36. 1 on 1 with JTA's Ron Kampeas

    Legendary Jewish Telegraphic Agency Washington Bureau Chief Ron Kampeas on some hot-button issues, including for the controversy with the Conference of Presidents, shenanigans between organizations, and a whole lot of what-ifs.

    https://www.jta.org/2020/04/28/politics/a-trump-era-compromise-on-the-presidents-conference-chairwoman-reveals-jewish-organizational-tensions.

    • 37 min
    35. Jewish Engagement and a Juneteenth Shabbat

    35. Jewish Engagement and a Juneteenth Shabbat

    Has a pre-COVID study on young Jewish adults produced any new results, or are we still treading water with that population? Also, why there is a push for Juneteenth to be recognized as a holiday in the Jewish community.
    https://tcjewfolk.com/next-juneteenth/
    https://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/what-is-juneteenth/
    https://globaljews.org/events/juneteenth-kabbalat-shabbat/
    https://forward.com/opinion/426109/why-juneteenth-which-marks-the-end-of-slavery-should-be-a-jewish-holiday/
    https://ejewishphilanthropy.com/new-research-released-on-young-adult-engagement-in-jewish-life/

    • 18 min
    34. George Soros: The Boogeyman of the Right

    34. George Soros: The Boogeyman of the Right

    How did "Soros-funded" become an excuse for people not to engage in the real issues plaguing the country?

    https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/klamath-falls-oregon-victory-declared-over-antifa-which-never-showed-n1226681
    https://www.adl.org/blog/soros-conspiracy-theories-and-the-protests-a-gateway-to-antisemitism
    https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-49584157
    https://www.adl.org/blog/the-anti-semitism-lurking-behind-george-soros-conspiracy-theories

    • 13 min
    33. A Jewish Perspective on Protesting

    33. A Jewish Perspective on Protesting

    As protests are taking place nationwide in response to the killings of unarmed black people by law enforcement, we talk about a Jewish perspective on protest and rioting -- including somethings in our own liturgy that haven't aged well.


    https://tcjewfolk.com/category/news-buzz/george-floyd/
    https://www.jta.org/2020/05/31/united-states/believe-us-black-jews-respond-to-the-george-floyd-protests-in-their-own-words
    https://forward.com/opinion/447721/what-we-in-the-black-community-need-from-jews-right-now/

    • 13 min
    32. Catching Up On Israeli Politics

    32. Catching Up On Israeli Politics

    Catching up on the shenanigans in Israeli politics: How did PM Benjamin Netanyahu win -- despite being under indictment -- and what may come next.

    • 12 min
    31. Campfire Conversation

    31. Campfire Conversation

    In case you missed the live video, catch up on our Campfire Conversation with the directors of Camp Butwin, Camp Olami, Camp Ramah in Wisconsin, Camp TEKO, Herzl Camp and OSRUI that was recorded on May 14. The guests talk in-depth about their decisions to cancel or delay camp, and what lies ahead.

    • 48 min

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